Tag Archive: somali-basin
illegal fishing

Somali urged to end fishing deal

Concerns remain over original deal. World Bank-Backed Committee Urges Somalia to Cancel Fishing Deal By Ilya Gridneff A World Bank-backed committee criticized a deal in which a company partly owned by Saladin Security ...
Kenya_Somalia

Kenya, Somalia dispute at UN

Oil and gas finds see boundary squabble. Kenya Submits Data Evidence to UN Over Sea Boundary Dispute With Somalia By Aggrey Mutambo Kenya has presented to the UN evidence of what it believes ...
Luna, courtesy of Greenpeace.org

Spain denies IUU fishing role

Somalis claim illegal fishing could push them back into piracy. Spain: Government and tuna fleet refute accusations of illegal fishing in Somalia The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (MAGRAMA) and Spanish ...
Kenya_Somalia

Deploy KDF to Guard Waters

Maritime dispute gaining momentum. Deploy KDF to Guard Waters, MP Tells State The National Assembly Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations has advised the Government to deploy Kenya Defence Forces to guard ...
Oil rig

Somali invites oil exploration

Despite security concerns and price slump, oil is still a big draw.  Somalia invites energy companies to explore for oil The price of oil may have fallen off a cliff recently, but ...
Armed guards4

Piracy Collapses in Somalia

Armed guards and naval forces suppressing piracy in the region. Piracy Collapses in Somalia, But Don’t Celebrate Just Yet by Lizabeth Paulat Piracy has long plagued the Somali coastline, creating an estimated loss of ...
Drop in Piracy

Drop in Piracy

Pirate attacks off Somalia dropped to zero for the first full month since the menace emerged more than five years ago, new figures show. Piracy attacks drop to zero for first ...
120321-N-VH054-043

Counter-Piracy

Guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in the Gulf of Aden to conduct counter-piracy operations in the Southern Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin, Arabian Sea, and Indian Ocean. USS ...
binoculars

Latest Update

NATO’s latest piracy update clearly states that the monsoon season is over; with pirate activities noticeably increasing. NATO naval forces disrupted the activities of the mothership reported 300nm east of Socotra ...
Somali pirate on the coast of Hobyo

Fire Starters

Piracy has returned with a vengeance following the end of the monsoon season, as a Greek vessel was set ablaze after an attack in the Somali Basin. Pirates hit Cyprus Maritime’s ...

Next Page »